Madeline Elbgal was born and raised in California’s Bay Area. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree studying Religion, focusing specifically on Islamic Studies and Islamic Law. In addition to a rigorous academic schedule, Madeline was active in several clubs and organizations both on campus and off. She has worked in various fields but always with the public, and her diligence and commitment to service have been consistently praised. Prior to joining the JVM Lending team, Madeline worked for an estate planning law firm, preparing trusts and related legal documents, and monitoring trust assets.
Currently Madeline works as a Senior Closing Specialist, focusing on mortgage transactions from the point of submission to the underwriter through funding and close. Madeline takes pride in her ability to ensure every file is 100% complete and devoid of any potential issues that might slow down a transaction. When Madeline takes over a file, she is as the primary point of contact for borrowers, escrow officers, underwriters and Realtors.
Madeline currently lives in Berkeley, where she keeps busy chasing her two daughters, ages 13 and 8.